Asus PRIME Z270-A

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardAsus PRIME Z270-A  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 12:15
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
84.6% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 248
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 660
74% 570 Pts
64-Core 658
44% 658 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$522
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 390
Parallax 441
107% 412 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 397
Splatting 257
106% 298 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 280 281 297 303 331 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 351
Mixed 230
SusWrite 303
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 40.6
162% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 127
153% 268 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 100%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$70
233GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1492 408 408 408 409 409 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
280% Outstanding
Read 2,446
Write 2,167
Mixed 1,339
SusWrite 589
364% 1,635 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 180
4K Mixed 88.9
306% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1,001
DQ Write 1,290
DQ Mixed 1,151
867% 1,148 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 280%
Great: 289%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$51
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 203 203 204 204 203 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 149
Write 180
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 200
108% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
93% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2Z3600C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.7
MC Write 41.4
MC Mixed 29.2
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 40.2
SC Mixed 31.3
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical PRIME Z270-A Builds (Compare 22,923 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Asus PRIME Z270-A - $159

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,086
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